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  1. Education Department tries to ease testing worriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cybercast News Service

    Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Thursday that states can apply for extra time before they use student test scores to judge teachers' performance.


  2. Will the attacks on Obamacare lead to a single-payer system?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Kevin, M.D.

    The unrelenting opposition by American conservatives to Obamacare may have the unintended consequence of leading the United States to a single-payer system like Canada's.


  3. Andrews Federal Credit Union Sponsors 24th Annual Benjamin O. Davis Golf ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Andrews Federal Credit Union recently sponsored the 24th Annual Benjamin O. Davis Golf Classic, hosted by the East Coast Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen, Incorporated at Joint Base Andrews.


  4. Why Top Catholic Education Organization Says Common Core Could Threaten Religious LibertyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

    The Cardinal Newman Society's summer newsletter named among the 10 things Catholics should know about Common Core is that it "could lead to religious liberty violations."


  5. VA Funds Ohio Agencies in Battle to End HomelessnessRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald announced today the award of more than $8.6 million in homeless prevention grants to 34 counties in Ohio.


  6. Rep. Johnson announces $4.6M to help local homeless veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | On Common Ground News

    Congressman Hank Johnson announced four Atlanta-based groups will receive more than $4.6 million from the Department of Veterans Affairs to fight veterans' homelessness.


  7. Global Patent Litigation Part II: AsiaRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | IOMA

    Speaker : Michael C. Elmer, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP; C. Gregory Gramenopoulos, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP; Jay J. Kim, Kim & Chang; Shinichi Murata, Kaneko & Iwamatsu; Lena Shen, Beijing Sanyou Intellectual Property Agency Ltd.; Guillaume van Rijckevorsel, Darts-IP Patent litigation is inherently ... (more)


  8. Public school @ homeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | World Magazine

    Brother and sister Tristan and Grace Benson live in Hobart, Ind., and are both enrolled in public school.


  9. Republicans More Focused on Immigration as Top ProblemRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Gallup.com

    Although both Republicans and Democrats name dysfunctional government, the economy, and unemployment as top problems facing the country today, they attach different importance to other issues.


  10. Wine group gives NH a thumbs-up for making it easy to buy beverageRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Nashua Telegraph

    The lobbying arm of the wine industry puts New Hampshire at the head of the class because we make it easy to find and buy the fruit of the grape.


  11. Drugged Driving Perplexes Scientists, LawmakersRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    In the absence of a Breathalyzer test for marijuana, states are using other methods to check for THC in drivers.


  12. Editorial: Myths guiding opposition on Common CoreRead the original story

    Yesterday | Concord Monitor

    Common Core, the education reform plan created by the Council of Chief State School Officers and backed by the National Governors Association, once had the support of 45 states and the District of Columbia.


  13. CDC: 30 States Plus D.C. Have Requested Help with Possible Ebola CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Breitbart.com

    Thirty states plus the District of Columbia have sought the Center for Disease Control's help identifying potential cases of Ebola.


  14. SAXON v. ZIRKLERead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | FindLaw

    Before EASTERLY and McLEESE, Associate Judges, and FERREN, Senior Judge. Robert Maxwell for appellant.


  15. Howell v. District of Columbia Zoning Commission LLCRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | FindLaw

    Christopher S. HOWELL, et al., Petitioners, Eastern Market Metro Community Association, Intervenors, v.


  16. NC judge: Private school vouchers unconstitutionalRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A new school voucher program for low-income families was ruled unconstitutional Thursday by a judge who said taxpayer money should not be used for tuition to private or religious schools.


  17. Advantica Names Edward Pattarozzi Chief Sales and Marketing OfficerRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Vision Monday

    ST. LOUIS, Mo.-Vision and dental benefits provider, Advantica has named Edward Pattarozzi as the new chief sales and marketing officer.


  18. Healthplanfinder: 'Moderately effective,' could improveRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    As part of an ongoing study, the nonprofit Urban Institute assessed how well state exchanges created under the Affordable Care Act provide the sort of information consumers want to know about insurance plans they're considering buying.


  19. Florida Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional by Federal CourtRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Today U.S. District Court Judge Robert Hinkle ruled against Florida's constitutional amendment banning marriage equality, making the Sunshine State the latest to see such a ban struck down in federal court since the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its historic marriage rulings last June.


  20. GOP attempts to block Washington D.C. marijuana and gun control laws spur protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    Efforts by congressional Republicans to block new laws in Washington, D.C., decriminalizing marijuana possession and tightening restrictions on guns have provoked a summer tempest between residents of the capital and U.S. lawmakers.